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Document Number:0503001
Title:Bond
Date:07 February 1761
For Sale:45.00
Condition:
Slightly foxed at edges but good for a paper document of this age.
Description:
Paper : 1 sheet 31cm x19cm with 1 wax seal and revenue stamp.
Summary of contents:
PARTIES
Moses Cockfield of Kirkby Stephen, Westmorland. Dyer.
William Jackson of Younghall, County of Cork. Gentleman.

SUBJECT
This is a Bond by Moses Cockfield to pay William Jackson 36. It appears that the original loan had been for 18 secured on a half-acre of enclosed land in the Infield at Church Brough, Westmoreland. The contract includes a provision that Sarah, the wife of Moses Cockfield, may not claim any 'Dower or Widowright' in the premises if she should outlive her husband.
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